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Jozef Kesecioglu

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Jozef Kesecioglu is Professor of Intensive Care Medicine at the Department of Intensive Care Medicine, UMC Utrecht. He completed his medical education and training in anesthesia and intensive care at the Medical School of University of Istanbul, Turkey, where he was later appointed as head of the intensive care. After moving to the Netherlands in 1989, he worked in Erasmus MC and Sophia Children’s Hospital Rotterdam as anesthetist and pediatric intensivist respectively. He moved to AMC in Amsterdam as the deputy director, before taking up his current position in 2002. He has re-organised the four intensive cares and made one department of it before designing and moving to the new, award winning, state-of-the-art ICU. Until 15th January 2019  he was chair of the Management Team of the Division of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine. Currently he is Head of Intensive Care Centre UMC Utrecht.

Professor Kesecioglu was Chairman of the Ethics Section of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM). After finishing his term, he was elected as the Chair of the Division of Scientific Affairs of ESICM. Professor Kesecioglu has authored around 100 published or in-press peer-reviewed papers and has been giving lectures in various scientific meetings.

Recent publications

Clinical Ethics and the Law Marjel van Dam, Jozef Kesecioglu, Gunnar Duttge, E Wesley Ely, Charles L. Sprung, Aimee B Milliken
2023, p.131-140
Unbound Plasma, Total Plasma and Whole-Blood Tacrolimus Pharmacokinetics Early After Thoracic Organ Transplantation (vol 59, pg 771, 2020) Maaike A. Sikma, Erik M. Van Maarseveen, Claudine C. Hunault, Javier M. Moreno, Ed A. Van de Graaf, Johannes H. Kirkels, Marianne C. Verhaar, Jan C. Grutters, Jozef Kesecioglu, Dylan W. De Lange, Alwin D.R. Huitema
Clinical Pharmacokinetics, 2022, vol. 61
How the COVID-19 pandemic will change the future of critical care Yaseen M Arabi, Elie Azoulay, Hasan M Al-Dorzi, Jason Phua, Jorge Salluh, Alexandra Binnie, Carol Hodgson, Derek C Angus, Maurizio Cecconi, Bin Du, Rob Fowler, Charles D Gomersall, Peter Horby, Nicole P Juffermans, Jozef Kesecioglu, Ruth M Kleinpell, Flavia R Machado, Greg S Martin, Geert Meyfroidt, Andrew Rhodes, Kathryn Rowan, Jean-François Timsit, Jean-Louis Vincent, Giuseppe Citerio
Intensive Care Medicine, 2021, vol. 47, p.282-291
The Surviving Sepsis Campaign Craig M Coopersmith, Massimo Antonelli, Seth R Bauer, Clifford S Deutschman, Laura E Evans, Ricard Ferrer, Judith Hellman, Sameer Jog, Jozef Kesecioglu, Niranjan Kissoon, Ignacio Martin-Loeches, Mark E Nunnally, Hallie C Prescott, Andrew Rhodes, Daniel Talmor, Pierre Tissieres, Daniel De Backer
Critical care medicine, 2021, vol. 49, p.598-622
Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guidelines on the Management of Adults With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the ICU Waleed Alhazzani, Laura Evans, Fayez Alshamsi, Morten Hylander Møller, Marlies Ostermann, Hallie C Prescott, Yaseen M Arabi, Mark Loeb, Michelle Ng Gong, Eddy Fan, Simon Oczkowski, Mitchell M Levy, Lennie Derde, Amy Dzierba, Bin Du, Flavia Machado, Hannah Wunsch, Mark Crowther, Maurizio Cecconi, Younsuck Koh, Lisa Burry, Daniel S Chertow, Wojciech Szczeklik, Emilie Belley-Cote, Massimiliano Greco, Malgorzata Bala, Ryan Zarychanski, Jozef Kesecioglu, Allison McGeer, Leonard Mermel, Manoj J Mammen, Sheila Nainan Myatra, Amy Arrington, Ruth Kleinpell, Giuseppe Citerio, Kimberley Lewis, Elizabeth Bridges, Ziad A Memish, Naomi Hammond, Frederick G Hayden, Muhammed Alshahrani, Zainab Al Duhailib, Greg S Martin, Lewis J Kaplan, Craig M Coopersmith, Massimo Antonelli, Andrew Rhodes
Critical care medicine, 2021, vol. 49, p.e219-e234
Reducing medical device alarms by an order of magnitude Erik Koomen, Craig S Webster, David Konrad, Johannes G van der Hoeven, Thomas Best, Jozef Kesecioglu, Diederik Ampj Gommers, Willem B de Vries, Teus H Kappen
Anaesthesia and intensive care, 2021, vol. 49, p.52-61